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EU lifts flight ban on 4 Indonesian cargo airlines

  • by Kharishar Khafi Hotli Simanjuntak
Jakarta   /   Sat, April 23 2011   /  08:00 am

The European Union’s Air Safety Committee has lifted a ban on four Indonesian cargo airlines from flying into the EU.

The ban removal was outlined in the Official Journal of the European Union as the European Union (EU) released its latest update of the “List of airlines banned within the EU” on Thursday.

“This update removes the previous ban on the operations of four Indonesian all cargo air carriers — Cardig Air, Republic Express, Asia Link and Air Maleo,” the European Commission said in a press statement published on its website, http://ec.europa.eu/transport/index_en.htm.

“This is due to solid enforcement action taken by the Indonesian authorities to ensure that their operations are safe,” the Commission said.

It said in its official journal that it had chosen to remove the bans after holding a video conference with Indonesian authorities o...